Jarie Bradley is a proud, born and raised Dallasite. A servant-leader, Jarie has a passion for helping people lead with head and heart to create and sustain equitable organizations.
Jarie has channeled her passion for people into over a two-decade career in human resources and workforce development. She has worked in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors for organizations including Target Corporation, Methodist Health System, Washington Mutual, and JP Morgan Chase. For over a decade, Jarie led Human Resources serving as the Chief People Officer at CitySquare, a nonprofit in Dallas that fights poverty. She created and led a robust Human Resources strategy with a particular focus on culture cultivation, racial equity, organizational growth and change, talent acquisition, and employee relations while serving as an adviser to both the President and the CEO. She also led their Community Workforce Development programs where she partnered with companies like The Omni Hotel, The Joule Hotel, and Hilti to build training, recruitment, and retention programs to address talent shortages while building community partnerships. In 2020, Jarie left her executive role to pursue her HR consulting passion as an entrepreneur full-time.
Jarie is the Founder and CEO of Sound & Sable, The People Consultancy. She partners with executives and heads of Human Resources to build people-centric, equitable Human Resources strategies that create transformative, sustainable organizations. Sound & Sable has a particular focus on Women and Black talent in leadership. Jarie also serves as an adjunct professor at Dallas College, El Centro Campus in the Conflict Management Department, where she teaches in a mediation certificate program for those seeking to become mediators in Texas.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from Southern Methodist University and her master’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Jarie is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves as a board member for Young Leaders, Strong City, and MSC. Jarie was recognized as an Exxon Mobil Community Champion for her service to the community and the nonprofit sector.
She is a member of Concord Church in Dallas. During her self-care time, she enjoys lavender lattes, soul music, reading, connecting with family and friends, traveling, wine, and chocolate.